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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. operates as an integrated wood products company producing lumber, panels, pulp, newsprint, and wood chips for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. It offers spruce/pine/fir and southern yellow pine lumber products. The company also provides panels, such as plywood; medium density fibreboard for laminating, painting and machining applications; and laminated veneer lumber. In addition, it offers northern bleached softwood kraft pulp that is used by paper manufacturers to produce various paper products, including tissues, and printing and writing papers; and bleached chemithermomechanical pulp, which is used by paper manufacturers to produce paperboard products, printing and writing papers, and various other paper grades. Further, the company provides treated wood products comprising chromated copper arsenate; pressure-treated lumber and plywood for permanent wood foundations; fire retardant treated lumber and plywood; and construction tips and fasteners. It serves retail outlets, wholesale distributors, remanufacturers, and treating businesses. The company operates in Western Canada and Southern United States. West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. was founded in 1955 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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west fraser timber co ltd (WFT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: C$627.8K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: C$450.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Fi...
Total Annual Compensation: C$374.8K
Vice President of Lumber Sales & Corporate De...
Total Annual Compensation: C$314.4K
Vice President of Solid Wood Products
Total Annual Compensation: C$403.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

west fraser timber co ltd (WFT) Key Developments

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 20, 2015

The Board of Directors of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the common shares and Class B Common shares in the capital of the Company, payable on July 20, 2015 to shareholders of record on June 29, 2015.

West Fraser Timber Seeks Acquisitions

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX:WFT) is seeking acquisitions. Ted Seraphim, West Fraser Timber's President and Chief Executive Officer, said "So, it just continues to support our conservative approach to acquisitions. We're going to continue to be conservative. We're going to continue to look at opportunities, but we don't feel the pressure to make an acquisition just for the sake of deploying our cash. If we don't see a good acquisition, and we build some cash balances, well, we'll look for other alternatives. And as you can see last year, we judiciously repurchased some shares, and will continue to look at that avenue as well when it makes sense to us."

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Sales were CAD 1,014 million against CAD 809 million last year. Operating earnings were CAD 125 million against CAD 106 million last year. Earnings before tax were CAD 70 million against CAD 100 million last year. The company reported earnings of CAD 49 million or CAD 0.53 per diluted share against earnings of CAD 72 million or CAD 0.79 per basic and diluted share last year. Cash flows from operating activities were CAD 46 million against cash flows used in activities of CAD 39 million last year. Additions to capital assets were CAD 69 million against CAD 93 million last year. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 173 million compared to CAD 149 million a year ago. EBITDA was CAD 125 million against CAD 148 million last year. Adjusted earnings were CAD 100 million compared to CAD 84 million a year ago. Adjusted basic EPS was CAD 1.19 compared to CAD 0.97 a year ago. Net debt was CAD 534 million compared to CAD 472 million a year ago.


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